Peaceful haven from away from the hectic everyday life
Apart from the major sights, such as the oldest salt mine in the world in Hallstatt, the magical ice cave, the "hikeable" Dachstein plateau in Obertraun and the picturesque Lake Gosau, there is plenty more to see in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut. A tour of the churches in Hallstatt, Gosau, Bad Goisern and Obertraun will let you discover something new. Below is a selection of the most beautiful gems around Lake Hallstatt and the scenic Gosau Valley. We wish you a pleasant vacation in the UNESCO World Heritage region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut.
Churches at a glance
Hallstatt | With the historic ossuary and the small mountain cemetery, the pilgrimage church is a fixture for visitors from all over the world. But it also contains an exciting criminal history ....
Hallstatt | Kalvarienbergkirche: About 24000 larch timbers were needed to repair the church on the Kalvarienberg which was in danger of collapse.
Hallstatt | Evangelical Church: The Neo-Gothic Evangelical Church of Christ exists since 1863. Today, as well as sermons, many cultural events are held there.